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  • Aug 24 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 24th August

    1809 Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji captured Kangra Fort. The Kangra Fort is located 20 kilometers from the town of Dharamsala on the outskirts of the town of Kangra, India. The fort was first mentioned in Alexander the Great’s war records, referring to the 4th century BC. The Kangra Fort was built by the royal Rajput family […]

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  • Aug 23 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 23rd August

    1507 Nanak visits the house of God from river Bein. In the morning, Guru Nanak went to the river Bein to take a bath but didn’t return. Everyone thought he had drowned. But apparently, he visited the house of God where he spent three days before returning to our world. While there he was offered […]

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  • Aug 22 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 22nd August

    1922 Guru Ka Bagh Morcha was initiated. 1922 Lamentation in Babbar Akali Doaba, over the arrest of Sikh leaders like Master Mota Singh. Read History of Babbar Akali Movement 1936 Gandhi labels the proposed conversion of 5 million untouchables to Sikhism as A Dangerous Proposal. He brought into recirculation the term Harijan, children of God, […]

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  • Aug 21 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 21st August

    1604 Sahib Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji married to Mata Damodari Ji at Village Dalla, Kapurthala. Mata Damodari Ji was daughter of Narain Das, a Julka Khatri of the village of Dalla, 6 km southeast of Sultanpur Lodhi in Kapurthala district of the Punjab, She was married to Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji (1595-1644) on 15 […]

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  • Aug 20 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 20th August

    1922 Babbar Akali Akhbar or “Babbar Akal Doaba” newspaper brought out by Karam Singh Daultpur. Read Biography of Babbar Karam Singh Daultpur ==> BABBAR AKALI DOABA – newspaper was the organ of the Babbar Akalis and it effectively spread their message in the Doaba. In August 1922, all the leaders of the Babbar Akali Group […]

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  • Aug 19 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 19th August

    1590 Kar Sewa of Gurudwara Tarn Taran Sahib’s Srowar was started by Sahib Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji. 1847 Maharani Jind Kaur placed arrested in Saekhupura Jail. Read Biography of Maharani Jind Kaur 1928 All Parties Sikh Conference rejected Nehru report. 1986 Sant Narain Singh Nanakasar Kaleran (1963 to 1998) present himself on Sri Akal Takht Sahib […]

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  • Aug 18 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 18th August

    1887 Sardar Thakur Singh Sandhwalia, the chief of Sri Guru Singh Sabha movement, and a chief proponent of Khalsa Raj, passed away. Read Biography of Thakur Singh Sandhanvalia 1922 Karam Singh of Jhingar, Master Dalip Singh of Gossal and Kishan Singh Gargaj visit Montgomery jail to meet Master Mota Singh Ji. Read Biography of Master […]

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  • Aug 17 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 17th August

    1923 The Babbars are produced in court. Read History of Babbar Akali Movement 1924 12th Shahidhi Jatha of 500 valiant Akali Satyagrahies, under the leadership of Jathaedar Sardar Sucha Singh from Rode, Moga, left Amritsar for Jiato. 1931 The foundation stone was laid for Sri Guru Ram Das Sarai. 1947 Radcliffe Award decided the boundary […]

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  • Aug 16 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 16th August

    1932 Communal Award announced. The Communal Award was by the British Prime Minister Ramsay Macdonald on 16 August 1932 to grant separate electorates to minority communities in India, including Muslims, Sikhs, and Dalit (then known as the depressed classes or Untouchables) in India. In August 1932, the then Prime Minister of Britain, Ramsay Macdonald gave […]

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  • Aug 15 2013

    Today in Sikh History: 15th August

    1923 The case of the Babbar Akali was initiated. 1924 10th Shahidhi Jatha of 500 Akalis, led by Sardar Visakha Singh Daftur (Lahore), courted arrest on reaching Jaito. 1947 The Sikh Homeland handed over to the Hindus against the wishes of the Sikh nation and divided into East and West Punjab. Punjab was divided into […]

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Video of Sri Darbar Sahib in 1927c

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